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New Atlanticist

May 20, 2024

Experts react: The ICC prosecutor wants Netanyahu and Hamas leaders arrested for war crimes. What’s next?

By Atlantic Council experts

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Karim A.A. Khan just applied for arrest warrants for Hamas chief Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, among others.

Israel Politics & Diplomacy

MENASource

May 20, 2024

Parliament was dissolved in Kuwait and hardly anyone noticed

By Richard LeBaron

The conflict between the opposition-dominated parliament and the appointed cabinet is not new, and this is not the first time the parliament has been suspended.

Democratic Transitions Elections

In the News

May 20, 2024

Dagres joins CNN to discuss what could come next for Iran after President Ebrahim Raisi’s death

By Atlantic Council

Iran Middle East

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2024

Experts react: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is dead in a helicopter crash. What’s next for the regime?

By Atlantic Council experts

The Iranian president and foreign minister died in a crash on Sunday in northwestern Iran. Atlantic Council experts offer their insights on the implications for the Islamic Republic.

Iran Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2024

What comes after Ebrahim Raisi

By Jonathan Panikoff

While the Iranian president's death in a helicopter crash was shocking, it is unlikely to change the country's strategic direction. Here's why.

Extremism Iran

In the News

May 17, 2024

Wechsler joins BBC News to discuss Israel’s operation in Rafah

By Atlantic Council

Israel Middle East

Blog Post

May 17, 2024

State of the Order: Global conflict is continuing to reshape the global order—and so is climate change

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

MENASource

May 16, 2024

The Red Sea attacks highlight the erosion of US leadership in the region

By Jean-Loup Samaan

The biggest issue facing the White House is not the Houthi threat but the US failure to rally partners and allies behind its leadership

Conflict Middle East

MENASource

May 15, 2024

Saudi women are learning financial literacy and it’s helping the country grow

By Hanaa Almoaibed

Since the launch of Vision 2030, economic developments have pushed women to be more independent and in control of their finances.

Civil Society Economy & Business

In the News

May 14, 2024

Aboudouh quoted in The National News on Xi’s attempt to bring Macron into China’s peace efforts in the Middle East

By Atlantic Council

China France

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